How to configure B2D storage to Data Protector

Data Protector has the simplified option to add a local hard drive which is inbuilt or any usb drive or DAS to configure as B2D storage.

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B2D storage can configured on any local drive like C, D, E, F etc. Even you can configured it on a usb drive as well. The best part is that you can configure multiple B2D folder as a separate B2D folder storage to the Data Protector.

Lets check the option to create B2D folder to a local drive

Go to the local drive and create a Folder and give any name as per your wish

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In Data Protector go to Devices & Media from the drop down

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Now right click on Devices and click Add Device

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Now you can put any name for as Device Name and Description. Device Type – File Library, Interface Type – Data Protector and Client – you can choose the server where B2D folder is located, click Next

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Now copy and paste the path of the folder from the respective drive and click Add and then click Next

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Again click Next

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Now Data Protector will recognize that folder folder automatically, click Finish to complete the process.

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Now again go to Device and Media and confirm that the B2D has been configured successfully.

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Similar way you can create multiple folders in the local drive and configure multiple B2D.

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